New Delhi, Feb 22 (PTI) Following are PTI's top/expected stories at 18:45 hrs:
STORIES IN THE PIPELINE:
*Report of Indian Super League match between Mumbai City FC and Northeast United FC in Mumbai.
*Preview of Indian Super League match between Kerala Blasters and Chennaiyin FC in Goa.
*Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament report from Sofia (Bulgaria)
STORIES ON THE WIRE:
Waiting is tough, it works on your mind: Manish Pandey
By Chetan Narula
Centurion, Feb 22 (PTI) Indian batsman Manish Pandey says he has endured a tough time waiting for his sporadic chances, asserting that he has what it takes to be a regular pick in the star-studded middle order if given a longer rope.
Duminy takes fear out of my game: Klaasen
By Chetan Narula
Centurion, Feb 22 (PTI) South Africa's newest swashbuckler Heinrich Klaasen has credited J P Duminy for "taking the fear out" of his game, saying the skipper's presence was a key factor in his match-winning knock against India in the second Twenty20 International here.
I quite fancy Chahal: Klaasen
Centurion, Feb 22 (PTI) "I fancy him quite a lot," said South African big-hitter Heinrich Klaasen of the hammering he dished out to Indian wrist spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, a bowler the rest of his team has struggled to read.
Constant drizzle made life difficult for bowlers: Kohli
Centurion, Feb 22 (PTI) India skipper Virat Kohli blamed the weather god for making life difficult for his bowlers after they failed to defend a total of 188 against South Africa in the second twenty2o International here.
Saina faces Tai Tzu test, Sindhu gets easy opener in All England
Birmingham, Feb 22 (PTI) Saina Nehwal faces her nemesis Tai Tzu Ying in the first round while P V Sindhu has got an easy opener against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong after the Indian shuttlers were handed a tricky draw at the USD 1000,000 All England Championship next month.
Andhra thrash Delhi to enter Hazare quarters
New Delhi, Feb 22 (PTI) Delhi's much-vaunted batting line up fell like a pack of cards as unheralded Andhra Pradesh reached semi-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a six-wicket victory here today.
SPO-OLY-2ND LD DOPE
Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal for doping
Pyeongchang, Feb 22 (AFP) Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky was stripped of his Pyeongchang Winter Olympics bronze medal today after admitting doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said.
Aizawl set to face stiff challenge from gritty Arrows
Aizawl, Feb 22 (PTI) Out of title contention, defending champions Aizawl FC will be aiming to improve upon their mid-table position when they take on bottom-placed Indian Arrows in an I-League encounter, here tomorrow.
Saurashtra beat Baroda by 3 wkts to enter Hazare semis
New Delhi, Feb 22 (PTI) Young Arpit Vasavada kept his composure during the end overs as his 43-ball-45 enabled a safe passage for Saurashtra into the Vijay Hazare semi-finals beating Baroda by three wickets, here today